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If Only...! Ding! Ding! Round 4

If Only...! Is back once more! Presenting

Ding! Ding! Round 4

A diverse array of sporting and artistic endeavours; what is the distinction, if any between the competitive and the aesthetic given that both create entertaining and often surprising outcomes?


Steve Boyland and Xavier Fassion
Vocal percussive commentators and much more

Charles and Gina Tsang from the Liverpool Chinatown Tai-Chi Society present Yang Style Tai-Chi Chuan

Andrea Buckley and Paula Hampson - Two Dancers / Two Duets an opportunity to see this unique dancing partnership in action

Bonnie Adair v Tansy Adair
Boxing Sisters present an exhibition match: lightweight division

Rachel Entwistle
One woman, One rope: coiling, twisting, sliding, dropping.

Genevieve Say
Thick Skin - 'It's the loneliness that makes the loudest noise' Eric Hoffer

Natasha Jackson and Daniele Emiliani
Latin Dance Champions who have recently represented England in the Under 18 World Championships in the Czech Repiblic.

Dan Williams
The Cameraman

Art - The quality, production, expression or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing or of more than ordinary significance vs Sport - An athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature...

What are the terms of engagement? Crowd vs Audience? Participant vs Spectator?

Do we view art and Sport differently? You be the judge!

If Only is a monthly series of experimental performance events culminating in a 2 day performance festival in and around the Bluecoat. Involving interdisciplinary art-forms to combine new and unexpected performances with more familiar offerings. 'If Only...!' is a platform for the exposure of original work, providing the exchange of ideas and skills in and beyond Liverpool.

Related links:
If Only...! Facebook Page

If Only...! on Youtube

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